Department of Economics Weekly Workshops

February 17-20, 2015

Macroeconomics Workshop

The Interplay Between Student Loans and Credit Card Debt: Implications for Default Behavior”

Felicia Ionescu

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Thursday, February 19, 2015

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Wylie Hall 005

(Copies of paper are available in WY 105)


Macroeconomics Brown Bag

“Failure to Launch: Housing, Debt Overhang, and the Inflation Option During the Great Recession”

Aaron Hedlund
University of Missouri


Friday, February 20, 2015

12:00- 1:00 p.m.

Wylie Hall 329

(No copies of paper are available)


Macroeconomics Brown Bag

“Monetary Policy and Credit Constraints”

Esteban Argudo
Indiana University


Friday, February 20, 2015

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Wylie Hall 329

(No copies of paper are available)


When available, the paper may be downloaded as .pdf files, which can be

printed using Acrobat Reader.  The website is

Copies of the papers are available in the Department of Economics, Wylie Hall 105.

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College of Arts and Sciences Spring Scholarship Competitions Now Open

Scholarship Eligibility Deadline
Provost’s Awards for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

(Internal Competition)

Students and faculty mentors in the College Wednesday, February 18
Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities Students pursuing a BA or BFA in the College with a focus on the humanities (coursework, research and/or creative projects and career plans); high academic achievement; current 3rd-year students; eligible to graduate in May or August 2016 Friday, March 6

Finalists will be interviewed on Friday, March 27

Senior Scholarship Competition**


Students pursuing a degree (any degree objective); must be eligible to graduate in May or August of 2016; minimum 3.700 cumulative College GPA Tuesday, March 10 – Please note: scholarship forms currently state that the deadline is March 6, but the deadline is Tuesday, March 10
William G. Bray Memorial Scholarship Majors or Minors in History (College), Political Science (College) or Operations and Decision Technologies (Kelley); current sophomore or junior; record of “good campus citizenship” Monday, March 9

Finalists will be interviewed on Thursday, March 26

*David E. Albright Memorial Scholarship Students pursuing a major in SGIS; must be eligible to graduate in May or August 2016 Friday, March 6
Sally Kissinger  Wilt Current freshmen directly admitted to College; 3.700 GPA; application materials have been sent to qualified students Wednesday, March 4
Intensive Writing Essay Prize Students who took/are taking IW courses during the 2014-2015 AY Friday, March 13

*Materials for this competition will be posted on the College Scholarships and Award page soon.

** Please note that some scholarships included in the Senior Scholarship competition have very specific restrictions and can be challenging to award because we do not have enough applicants who meet the eligibility criteria. By submitting one application for the Senior Scholarship competition, students are considered for all awards for which they meet the eligibility criteria.

Specific information about the individual competitions, complete eligibility criteria, and in most cases, application materials are available on the College’s Scholarship and Awards page.

February 25: School of Public Health Spring Career Fair–Open to All Students

School of Public Health Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, Feb 25th

in the School of Public Health Room PH163

From 10:30am-1:30pm

This event is open to all IU students (both undergraduate and graduate)

The SPH Spring Career Fair will connect students with more than 50 organizations across a number of disciplines and industry areas

  • Public Health and Social Service
  • Health IT/Consulting
  • Tourism, Hospitality, Event Planning
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Youth Services
  • Safety and Worksite Wellness
  • Health, Fitness, Exercise Science
  • Sport Marketing & Business
  • Insurance
  • Financial Services

You should dress in business professional attire for the SPH Spring Career Fair. We encourage you to bring copies of your resume and your student ID.

Here is information on how to prepare for the fair.

Here is the list of currently registered employers for the SPH Career Fair on Feb 25th. Students may view a ‘live’ list of participating employers by logging into Career Link.

American Red Cross of Monroe County
AmeriCorps Improving Health Throughout Indiana
Andretti Sport Marketing
Artful Blooms
BioLife Plasma Services
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington
Bradford Woods Outdoor Center
Brownsburg Parks & Recreation Department
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Camptown, Inc.
Campus Recreational Sports
City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation
City Year
Coyote Logistics
Danville Parks and Recreation
DistinXion, Incorporated
Explore Brown County
Force Fitness and Performance
Foundation For Youth
Girls Inc – Monroe County
Indiana State Department of Health
Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites Corporation
Indiana University Athletics
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis Zoo
Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana
LifeDesigns, Inc.
Marian University
Middle Way House, Inc.
Monroe County Health Department
Monroe County YMCA
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
New Hope of Indiana INC
New Hope Services, Inc.
Oliver Winery
Pacers Sports & Entertainment
Peace Corps
Schahet Hotels
Stone Belt Arc, Inc.
Sycamore Services, Inc.
TC Steele State Historic Site
The Horton Group
The Omni Severin Hotel
Theraplay LLC
Total Quality Logistics – TQL
TownePlace Suites
United States Army
Vision Event Management
WebMD Health Services
WestPoint Financial Group/MassMutual
WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology